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My Egg's new Nest

My new kitchen is finally done!  Spent a lot of time figuring out how to get the egg to open cleanly with a backsplash, but my mason got creative.  I placed a 30"
 drawer below my egg for my stones, grids, etc, as well as a "trash can" to the right for my fuel.  To the left is a Viking drawer refrigerator, Viking 42" gas grill, Viking burners, cutout (with door) for a future ice machine and kitchen sink with hot/cold water.  I had to install a spot water heater below as I'm too far from my hot water tank to be of any value.

I used granite as the countertop as I wanted a smooth surface for pizza rollouts and cleanup.  Blue stone on the top and cut stone on the front and sides.


--Dave from Leesburg, VA BGE XL, Viking 42", Firepit with $16 grill


  • That's a great looking setup Dave.

    Hope you enjoy "breaking it in"!
    Well, "spa-Peggy" is kind of like spaghetti. I'm not sure what Peggy does different, if anything. But it's the one dish she's kind of made her own.
    Aurora, Ontario, Canada
  • JebpotJebpot Posts: 347
    Looks great!! Happy cooking.

    XL and Small

    Chattanooga, TN

  • Seanr7Seanr7 Posts: 207
    Wow, that's awesome
    XL BGE
  • AquacopAquacop Posts: 468
    Very nice, your mason earned his paycheck!
    LBGE 2013 Located in Savannah, Georgia
  • Looks beautiful Dave, what is sub structure made of.
  • Awesome setup!
    Michael ~ XL ~ Winston Salem, NC
  • DaveMDaveM Posts: 90
    We made a frame out of pressure treated wood, then used cement board as the backing.  It is nice in that we have a ton of storage space inside.  Plenty of electrical run (through conduit, so I have room for more), plus AV hookups so I can bring a TV out and watch football.  All natural gas, even my heater.
    --Dave from Leesburg, VA BGE XL, Viking 42", Firepit with $16 grill
  • Thanks, I was planning on treated as well. My only concern was rain water puddling in front so I am going to run a few PVC tubes at the base to relieve this. Do you have any problems with water puddling in front of yours ?
  • Also, did you use Hardi or Dura Rock
  • DaveMDaveM Posts: 90
    No issue with puddling as our patio is sloped.  Not sure on brand of cement board as my contractor provided it.
    --Dave from Leesburg, VA BGE XL, Viking 42", Firepit with $16 grill
  • HotchHotch Posts: 1,569
    Were you able to tie the sink drain into you sanitary sewer line?

     "You’re not a real Texan till you’ve been kicked out of every decent state in America." - Joe Bob Briggs

    LBGE, Mini BGE and R&V Fryer

    Prosper TX

    And your are correct, Texas Red has no Beans

  • DaveMDaveM Posts: 90
    No, we dug a hole, filled with rocks and covered with grass.  That rules out a garbage disposal, which I would have liked.

    --Dave from Leesburg, VA BGE XL, Viking 42", Firepit with $16 grill
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,804

    Also, did you use Hardi or Dura Rock

    Hardiboard is much, much easier to work with. I wouldn't use cement board unless there was a constant threat of standing water.

    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • That's an amazing setup. Your outside patio is nicer than my kitchen Lol
  • DfishelDfishel Posts: 104
    Looks amazing!!
  • td66snrftd66snrf Posts: 776
    That first picture looks like a brochure. That's a beautiful setup. Congratulations.
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE, MINI, 2 Kubs, Fire Magic Gasser
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,230
    Now that's a righteous setup!! Beautiful.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 640
    That is an amazing setup. Looks like you thought of everything.


    Texarkana, TX

  • HoovHoov Posts: 259
    That looks fantastic! Enjoy!
    - Proud owner of a Large BGE
    - Norman, OK
  • Now that is awesome!  I mean you had me at stacked stone, granite, viking appliances (heating and cooling!), all stainless steel, power & natural gas hardwired in, but hot water on the outdoor sink...that is just awesome :P  Nicely done!
    Atlanta, GA
    Large BGE w/BBQ Guru & Compact Wood Table
  • GK59GK59 Posts: 501
    Over the top. Well done and enjoy.

    Smitty's Kid's BBQ

    Bay City,MI

  • minniemohminniemoh Posts: 1,384
    First class! With a setup like that, you're going to need to start working on the guest list.
    L x2, M, S, and Mini. She says I have enough now....
    eggAddict from MN!
  • durhameggmandurhameggman Posts: 19
    edited December 2013
    I want.

  • tulocaytulocay Posts: 1,737
    Great looking setup. Enjoy!
    LBGE, Marietta, GA
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